Mar 5, 2013 6:00pm PST
organization that serves a local high school. new at 10:00, john sasaki live in contra costa county where those thieves hit sometime during the past week. john-- >> reporter: frank, those two groups they store all of their supplies here and tonight they are devastated. one gives high school seniors a night of their lives and the other delivers christmas to thousands of people who would other wise go without. >> reporter: christmas trees in march, but here in contra costa county there is not much christmas cheer. >> after 28 years it shuts us down. >> reporter: these organizations help supply christmas to hundreds of people every year. >> anyone who needs christmas. >> reporter: but all that is in jeopardy because thieves broke into the warehouse and cleaned up most everything of value. >> all our big cooks pots, thousands of dollars of presents. they took our trees, decorations, clothes every single thing -- 68 tables. 100 chairs. >> unconsciousable that someone would steal from an organization like that. >> they got probably $10,000 of equipment of ours which included tools, electronics, exten
Mar 6, 2013 12:00pm PST
neighborhood. john sasaki says there are now eight, some of them in people's houses. mayor ed lee is gonna visit the neighborhood in about an hour, find out how the city will respond in the coming days. >>> thank you for joining us. we'll see you the next time news breaks. we're always here for you at ktvu.com and mobile ktvu.com. have a great day.
Mar 5, 2013 10:00pm PST
ruined those plans. john sasaki tells us who was targeted and what was lost. >> reporter: christmas trees in march but here in contra costa county there's not much christmas cheer. >> after 28 years it shuts us down. >> reporter: these supplies helped christmas for everyone give gifts on december 25th. >> anyone who needs christmas. >> reporter: thieves broke into the warehouse and cleaned out most everything of value. >> our big cooking pots, all of our presents, thousands of dollars of presents. they took our trees, our decorations, our clothes. every single thing. 68 tables, 100 chairs. >> it's unconsciousable that someone would steal. >> reporter: the school puts on a safe and sober grad event at the campus every year and its supplies were stored there. >> we have probably $10,000 worth of equipment of ours which included tools, electronics, extension cords. lighting. >> reporter: volunteers transformed part of the school into an oasis for the kids. >> we always do fund raising any way but it's going to be a lot more that we have to make up. >> reporter: this year the event will not b